This is an excerpt from a member-only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login or subscribe.

Drug cost data suggest patient copays, compliance linked

In 2005, the top five therapeutic classes for prescribed drugs purchased by adults accounted for nearly two-thirds of total prescription drug expenses by adults, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in Rockville, MD. The AHRQ findings offer capitated provider organizations insights into prescription drug costs for the most widely used therapeutic classes, and suggest compliance issues for the most expensive drugs.


MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2014 a division of BLR All rights reserved.